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  • Symposium > 2014

    Protein in the Kitchen

    Demos for Dietitians presents some easy-to-prepare recipes In today’s fast-paced life, many Canadians are preparing less food at home and lack the knowledge and skills needed to prepare delicious, wholesome meals. As health professionals, we need to be able to educate people on healthy...

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  • Symposium > 2014

    Protein and Weight Management

    The scientific data to date indicates that a high-protein diet accentuates the impact of weight reduction on body fatness, attenuates the physiological vulnerability of the weight-reduced obese individual, and promotes fat-free mass retention during weight loss. Dietary protein and...

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  • Symposium > 2014

    Protein and Healthy Aging

    Recent advances in protein research might have the potential to improve health outcomes and status, especially with regards to maintaining healthy muscles now and preventing muscle loss with aging (sarcopenia). The beneficial effects of dietary protein on muscle health in adults continue...

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  • Symposium > 2014

    Protein Requirements

    Dietary protein is an essential component of a healthy diet for humans. Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are recommendations set at a population level to ensure adequate intakes of nutrients, including protein. The current protein recommendations for healthy adults (19-70y) are based on...

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  • Scientific Evidence > Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Vitamin D and Bone Health

    It is well known that vitamin D influences the development and maintenance of bone mass and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Furthermore, it is also thought to improve lower limb neuromuscular function.

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  • Data on Consumption > Qualitative Data

    Impact of Front-of-Package Labelling on Food Choices and Purchasing Behaviour

    Front-of-package labelling systems have been proposed as an approach to guide healthier food choices at the point of purchase. However, it is inconclusive whether front-of-package labels influence consumer purchasing behaviour.

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  • Nutrients in Milk Products > Protein

    Protein and Healthy Aging: Optimal Muscle Mass for Life

    Our muscles are constantly in balance between anabolism (growth) and catabolism (breakdown). For anabolism to take place, we need to fuel muscles with protein. Exercise also gives muscles a further push to grow. Optimal distribution of protein at each meal appears to be a key factor in building and maintaining muscle mass throughout life.

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  • Scientific Evidence > Experts' Summaries

    Protein and Healthy Aging: Optimal Muscle Mass for Life

    Our muscles are constantly in balance between anabolism (growth) and catabolism (breakdown). For anabolism to take place, we need to fuel muscles with protein. Exercise also gives muscles a further push to grow. Optimal distribution of protein at each meal appears to be a key factor in building and maintaining muscle mass throughout life.

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